Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science
Your Legs Are NOT Strong Enough!

Your Legs Are NOT Strong Enough!

“Why don’t you lift legs?” “My legs are already big enough.  I don’t want them to get any bigger.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had a conversation with hockey players that started just like this.   First off, in probably 97% of cases, their legs aren’t big enough.  B: Something tells me… Read more

Life Lesson from Obama

Life Lesson from Obama

I’ll be the first one to admit that I don’t follow politics as closely as I probably should.  Yesterday I made it a point to take an hour to watch some of the Inauguration festivities, including President Obama’s speech.  One of the recurring themes I noticed throughout his speech was that we need to start… Read more

Hockey Dynamic Warm-Ups Continued

Hockey Dynamic Warm-Ups Continued

After 18 hours of weeping following an embarrassing Eagles performance, I’m ready to get back to talking hockey. Last week I started talking about the importance of setting up a well-designed dynamic warm-up before every training session, practice, and game. Let’s take a deeper look into that area. When I put together a warm-up, I… Read more

Training to Shed Fat: Week 2 Results

Training to Shed Fat: Week 2 Results

Another week down.  Here’s a copy of my training program.  As always, feel free to send any questions my way at kn@kevinneeld.com. Jan 12, 2009 A1) Hang Clean: 135 x 5; 175 x 1; 185 x 1; 195 x 1 A2) Med. Handle Low-Pulley Row: 140 x 5; 210 x 3 sets of 2 B1)… Read more

Kevin Neeld

Kevin Neeld Knows Hockey

Kevin has rapidly established himself as a leader in the field of physical preparation and sports science for ice hockey. He is currently the Head Performance Coach for the Boston Bruins, where he oversees all aspects of designing and implementing the team’s performance training program, as well as monitoring the players’ performance, workload and recovery. Prior to Boston, Kevin spent 2 years as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San Jose Sharks after serving as the Director of Performance at Endeavor Sports Performance in Pitman, NJ. He also spent 5 years as a Strength and Conditioning Coach with USA Hockey’s Women’s Olympic Hockey Team, and has been an invited speaker at conferences hosted by the NHL, NSCA, and USA Hockey.